Miscellaneous Facts

Our brass letters were given to us by Bob Bell, owner and founder of Bells Amusement Park. They were taken from the roller coaster the Zingo.

Epsilon Mu has had a number of brothers serve in student government. Brother Greg Frizzell, now a Federal District Court Judge served as both Grand Master and SA President. Matt Rice, former Grand Master of Epsilon Mu, was elected President of the Student Association of the University of Tulsa. Brother Rice was also named as one of the top ten seniors in his class, and TU Man of the Year 2000.

Hugh Robert, the present Worthy Grand Master of Ceremonies, was Grand Master for two semesters in the fall of 1997 and spring of 1998, this same year he was also elected to the position of Student Association President.

Tony Henry, the past Alumni Advisor was Grand Master and Grand Treasurer at Epsilon Mu. In the 1992-1993 school year Tony Henry was TU Man of the Year and Mortar Board Senior Honor Society President.

At the 1988 Leadership Conference, held in Memphis, Epsilon Mu was presented their first Founder's Award of Chapter Excellence, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a chapter of Kappa Sigma. Subsequently, Epsilon Mu has been continued to receive the award almost every year (the only Chapter of Kappa Sigma to hold this distinction).

Additionally, a new award, the Founders Circle of Excellence was created and awarded the first time the summer of 2000 at leadership conference in Dallas. This award recognizes the five best chapters in Kappa Sigma. In order to be eligible for the award, the chapter must win the FACE, Brotherhood Development Program, Grades, Campus Involvement, and Community Service. Epsilon Mu has also won this award two years.

For almost 50 years now, the Kappa Sigma Endowment fund has awarded scholarships to deserving undergraduate brothers. This year, the Kappa Sigma Endowment Fund sponsored over $250,000 in Scholarship/ Leadership Awards to deserving undergraduate brothers around the country. At our Founder's Day banquet this past December, Epsilon-Mu brothers were awarded over $8,000 in scholarships - the second highest amount received by brothers of any chapter in the nation.

Brother Wade Benson was the 1995 Medicine Wheel Award winner for his philanthropic efforts.

We once had a bulldog named Kapps.